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Tim Tebow
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No. 15, 5     Free Agent
Quarterback
Personal information
Date of birth: August 14, 1987 (1987-08-14) (age 32)
Place of birth: Makati City, Philippines
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 236 lb (107 kg)
Career information
College: Florida
NFL Draft: 2010 / Round: 1 / Pick: 25
Debuted in 2010 for the Denver Broncos
Career history
Roster status: Free Agent
Career highlights and awards
  • 2× SEC Championship (2006, 2008)
  • BCS National Championship (2007, 2009)
  • 2× First-team All-American (2007, 2008)
  • 1× Second-team All-American (2009)
  • 3× First-team All-SEC (2007, 2008, 2009)
  • AP Player of the Year (2007)
  • Davey O'Brien Award (2007)
  • 2× Maxwell Award (2007, 2008)
  • Heisman Trophy (2007)
  • NCAA QB of the Year (2007)
  • Manning Award (2008)
  • William V. Campbell Trophy (2009)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 15, 2011
TD-INT 16-5
Passing yards 2,138
QB Rating 83.2
Stats at NFL.com
Stats at pro-football-reference.com

Timothy Richard "Tim" Tebow (born August 14, 1987) is a free agent American football quarterback. He is currently an analyst for the SEC Network. Tebow played college football for the Florida Gators and in 2007 became the first sophomore (second-year) player to win the Heisman Trophy. Tebow was the 25th person drafted in the 2010 NFL Draft. He played college football at The University of Florida. He is known for his running ability and strong Christian beliefs (made "Tebowing, or Tebow's version of kneeling in prayer famous), as well as late-game heroics. During the 2011 season, Tim Tebow played 7 games including his OT win over the Steelers in the playoffs. On March 21, 2012, Tebow was traded by the Broncos to the New York Jets. He then played briefly for the New England Patriots in 2013 and Philadelphia Eagles in 2015. He created a gesture called "Tebowing".

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